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10 Local Craft “Fridge Beers” to Keep Cold All Summer Long

Maybe you’ve just finished running a loop around the Fens. Perhaps you need a break from mowing the lawn, or from putting a fresh coat of paint on the […]

Breakfast tacos, a michelada, and more at Cambridge's new Pepita Coffee
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Check Out the Menu at Pepita Coffee in Cambridge

Monday morning michelada, anyone? The spicy, savory cerveza is on the menu at Pepita Coffee, now open inside Lamplighter Brewing Co. in Cambridge. Along with […]

A rendering of the Wormtown Brewery taproom coming to Patriot Place this summer
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A Wormtown Brewery Taproom Is Headed for Patriot Place

Fans will be able to pre-game with Be Hoppy IPA—or something fresh and funky—before catching a Patriots game this fall. Wormtown Brewery is opening a second […]

The taproom at Lamplighter Brewing Co.
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Pepita Coffee Will Bring Breakfast Tacos to Lamplighter Brewing Co.

A changing of the baristas is underway at Cambridge’s café-by-day, brewery-by-night. Longfellows Coffee—located at Lamplighter Brewing Co. on Broadway—announced this morning that it will close […]

John Harvard's will close its Cambridge location for good on May 30
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John Harvard’s Is Closing Its Cambridge Location at the End of May

Pour one out for another Harvard Square institution: John Harvard’s Ale House will serve its last pint on May 30, after more than 25 years on […]

Boston Beer Co. founder Jim Koch and Dogfish Head founder Sam Calagione have joined forces with an unprecedented craft beer company
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Boston Beer Co. and Dogfish Head Will Merge to Form a Craft Beer Giant

Over pints in Boston this winter, two vanguard craft beer makers—Jim Koch and Sam Calagione—made a deal to merge their companies into a single, independent craft beer […]

Phil Bannatyne at Cambridge Brewing Co.
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Respecting the Craft: An Oral History of Cambridge Brewing Company

Cambridge Brewing Company, in 2005 and today. / Photos courtesy of Cambridge Brewing Company In many ways, this past Saturday was a normal day at Cambridge […]

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Seven New Brewery Taprooms Coming Soon to Metro Boston

Massachusetts is home to upwards of 130 craft breweries—and in 2019, there are several more in the works close to the city of Boston. As […]

The Boston Harbor Hotel on the waterfront
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Boston Harbor Hotel Will Have a Local Beer Garden at Rowes Wharf

The 2019 Boston Beer Garden Watch™ continues—now with more waterfront views. The Boston Harbor Hotel is launching a new, seasonal beer garden, called Brewer’s Alley, […]

Trillium Garden on the Greenway photo courtesy of Trillium Brewing Co.
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Trillium Garden on the Greenway Is Coming Back to Boston in 2019

UPDATE, May 1, 12:30 p.m.: The Garden on the Greenway is on the way: Trillium debuts its open-air beer garden for the season on Thursday, May […]

The Wachusett Brew Yard returns to the Patios at City Hall Plaza
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The Patios Will Return to City Hall Plaza with More Local Food and Drink

It might not feel like it, but summer really is just around the corner. When the warm weather finally hits, find us playing mini golf and […]

Track Zero Taproom by Jack's Abby at North Station in Boston
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North Station Bar Is Fully Transformed into Jack’s Abby Track Zero Taproom

The transformation from a generic, North Station bar to a local brand’s transit-focused taproom is complete: Track Zero Taproom is officially open on the train […]

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Trillium Brewing Is Opening a Greenhouse-Inspired Taproom in the Fenway

From the vantage point of their soon-to-open-for-the-season rooftop of their new Fort Point brewery, Trillium Brewing Co. has its sights set on another iconic neighborhood […]

Bone Up Brewing Company doubled in size with a taproom addition
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Bone Up Brewing Company Doubles the Size of Its Everett Taproom

For a funky, family-owned brewery just having fun in an increasingly beer-friendly neighborhood, growing pains are very real—and overcoming them is something to celebrate. Nearly […]

Scotch eggs, a cheese board, and more are now on the menu at Notch
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Notch Brewing Expands Food Menu with More European Beer Hall Fare

Hungry for a different kind of taproom experience? Notch officially launches a larger, tastier food menu this week in Salem. When it reopens for the week […]